The Baron at Bucknell

Bucknell, Shropshire, SY7 0AH, 01547 530549

A village inn with adult only rooms and hot tubs

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What we love heart
  • Hot Tub Rooms
  • Natural Swimming Pond
  • Village Setting
The Baron At Bucknell Overview
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Walking/Jogging Trails
  • Adults Only

Looking out across patchwork fields and rolling hills, The Baron at Bucknell is a characterful Shropshire inn with rooms.

Right in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this charming country pub boasts a beautiful backdrop. Where else can you go wild swimming just metres from your room?

Inside, The Baron is full to the brim with adorable quirks. Formerly a working farm, the inn has remained sympathetic to its past and retains many of its original features. Chunky wooden beams and an 18th century cider press and millstone dominate the restaurant. Menus here change with the seasons, offering hearty dishes that show off the wonderful flavours of the local produce. Overlooking the garden, both the conservatory and restaurant let you enjoy great food in a peaceful setting.

The owners have put their own stamp on this Shropshire accommodation, with contemporary and stylish design. As well as the five rooms at the inn, there are three Luxury Garden Rooms. These individual lodge-style rooms feature their own private hot tubs and are designed for adults only.

A natural swimming pond is located in the garden and can be accessed from each of the Garden Rooms. These open-plan rooms have super kingsize floating beds, wet room, seating area and an outdoor deck with sun loungers.

There are several cosy spaces at the inn for eating and drinking, and the lounge bar serves a wide selection of gins and cocktails. You’ll also find a dog-friendly bar, perfect for enjoying a drink or two after a day outdoors with your furry friend.

The moment you step inside The Baron, you’ll sense that the inn is family run owing to its relaxed atmosphere and attentive service you receive throughout your stay.

The Baron is situated in the sleepy village of Bucknell, just 10 minutes’ drive from the medieval town of Knighton. The popular market town of Ludlow can also be reached by car within 20 minutes.


Whether you want to enjoy drinks in the hot tub or take a dip in the natural swimming pond, facilities at The Baron at Bucknell are pretty impressive for this Shropshire pub with rooms.

Hot Tubs

Each of the Luxury Garden Rooms has its own private hot tub overlooking the garden where guests have exclusive use of the natural swimming pond. There’s also a beer garden with table and chairs, ideal for alfresco dining or a few drinks with friends.

Food and Drink

The restaurant at The Baron retains its traditional charm with an 18th century cider press and millstone at its heart. Both the restaurant and conservatory enjoy views of the garden and Bucknell Mynd. Homemade dishes are created using fresh, local produce, making this one of the best gastro pubs in Shropshire. The extensive list of gins, wines and cocktails are sure to keep the everyone happy.

Things to do in Shropshire

Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Baron at Bucknell is blessed with the most magnificent surroundings. The idyllic countryside lends itself to walking, cycling, fishing, golf, horse riding and bird watching.

Just 20 minutes’ drive from the inn, Ludlow is a bustling town brimming with markets, listed buildings and independent shops. Its medieval castle dates back to the 11th century and hosts many events throughout the year. There are plenty more villages and towns within easy reach of The Baron at Bucknell, including Knighton, Church Stretton and Bishops Castle, which are worth a visit during your stay.

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